Tag: breast cancer

Breast Cancer and Exercise – Muscle Strength and Endurance

Week Four A Breast Cancer diagnosis can completely blind-side a woman and shock her family and friends. While navigating various treatment options and making decisions on the best approach for her case, the days and weeks can fly by and exercise can often become a low priority. However, even just walking post-surgery and during treatment…

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Breast Cancer and Exercise – Mobility and Flexibility

Week 3 The last few weeks we have discussed how exercise lowers your risk for developing Breast Cancer and how a healthy and fit lifestyle also positively impacts your treatment and recovery from Breast Cancer. Last week we reviewed cardio tips and today, we’ll focus on mobility and flexibility. Part of the treatment for Breast…

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Breast Cancer and Exercise – Prevention

Week 1 We are approaching Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we’re one month away from the Girlfriends Run, a local 5K, 10K and Half Marathon Run/Walk that supports local Breast Cancer organizations including Pink Lemonade Project and the Jaime Miller Cancer Compassion Fund. This is a great opportunity to discuss how exercise impacts the prevention…

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Pink Power – Training Post Breast Cancer Surgery

We probably all know at least one person who has been diagnosed with Breast Cancer. I personally know a great deal of women who have been diagnosed including many of my best girlfriends. We started our Girlfriends Run for a Cure, now in our 11th year, for one of our girlfriends Joleen Skarberg, who continues to race…

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